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Announcing the 2017 author lineup for Wordstock

On Saturday, November 11 , join readers of all ages for the largest celebration of books and writing in the Pacific Northwest. There will be 100+ authors, 70+ vendors, 8 partner venues, 15 writing classes, food trucks, and new satellite bookstores from our indie bookselling partners Powell’s Books, Green Bean Books, and Broadway Books at this year’s festival …

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Governor Kate Brown announces 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

Two artists, three organizations honored with awards Governor Kate Brown today announced two artists and three organizations as winners of the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. Portland artist Arvie Smith and Yoncalla artist Esther Stutzman both won Lifetime Achievement Awards. Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, Portland Opera and The James F. and …

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Meet the cast (and creators) of Broadway Rose’s TRAILS!

The Oregon premiere of Trails blazes onto the stage in just three weeks! Show synopsis: After a dozen years of silence, an unexpected meeting between childhood friends Mike and Seth leads the pair to fulfill a promise made in their youth: to hike the Appalachian Trail together. As they traverse the 2,000 miles from …

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Cultural Trust Awards $2.94 Million to 136 Oregon Nonprofits

Generous spring donors lifted Oregon Cultural Trust fundraising to a new high, resulting in a record $2.94 million in grants to 136 cultural nonprofits for fiscal year 2017-18. The awards include a total of $735,887 to the Cultural Trust’s five Statewide Partners (Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage Commission, Oregon Humanities, …

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